Arkansas' CTO 'excited' about AI potential
The state already has a chatbot, but Arkansas CTO Yessica Jones says she wants to expand it and consider additional chatbots going forward.
On cybersecurity, North Dakota wants to 'change the conversation completely'
In a highly-connected rural state, North Dakota's top IT officials are trying to usher in policies that could change how state government thinks about security.
Alaska's first statewide CIO, tasked with IT consolidation, resigns
Bill Vajda, the first Alaskan technology official granted the governor's authority to lead an IT consolidation, has departed state government after less than 18 months in the role.
At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future
On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.
Arkansas embarks on executive-branch data center consolidation
The project is expected eventually to save as much as .4 million annually, say the heads of the state technology agency.
Illinois hires former Nevada CIO Shanna Rahming to head enterprise strategy
Rahming will play a central role in the next phase of the state's IT unification effort.
AI helped Vermont state government find its technology contracts
Leaders asked their employees for help and one came through with a neural network that saved everyone a lot of time.
Brief network outage shuts down services at New York's tax department and DMV
The incident is the latest in a string of hiccups amid the state's ongoing data center consolidation project.
As state data center consolidation hops in popularity, NASCIO releases playbook
The new resource gives technology leaders a play-by-play guide to a growing trend in state government IT.